Community Events

The Council on Aging is pleased to provide this community calendar to promote local events of specific interest and value to Ottawa’s older adults.

This service is provided free of charge for COA organizational and corporate members and other non-profit agencies serving older adults within the City of Ottawa.


  • Promote your event to an audience of over 3,000 readers


For a seamless submission and to provide your potential attendees with the best possible information, please note the following:

  • Contact information (name, phone number and/or email) must be included
  • Contact
  • A URL link (not a Zoom link) for further information must be included
  • Attached posters must be in png or jpeg format
  • Events that repeat on several dates or are part of a series need to be submitted individually, one post per occurrence
  • Events may be posted in English or French
  • Posted events must be free, subsidized, or for a minimal fee
  • We are unable to make changes to events after submission. However, we can remove the event and it can be resubmitted. Event changes must be resubmitted by Friday at 12 noon to be posted for the following week

Advertising Opportunities:

Events That Cannot be Posted:

  • Partisan and political postings
  • Advertisement for the sale of goods, merchandise or services by an individual, organization or company
  • Promotions of a faith
  • Material that is intended to slander a group or person, or that promotes hatred or discrimination


  • The COA reserves the right to post events at their discretion
  • Inclusion in the INFO-FLASH Events newsletter and on the Community Events page does not imply endorsement by COA.

Updated September 2021

SCALE program for caregivers / Programme ANCRÉ pour personnes aidantes naturelles

Oct 4, 2021 - Nov 30, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The SCALE Program (Supporting Caregiver Awareness, Learning and Empowerment) aims to empower caregivers ...

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Family physio

Oct 5, 2021 - Nov 30, 2021 | 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Family Physio – Exercise Class With instructor Johnny Chair exercise program for older adults ...

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Consumer Information on Funeral Planning in Ontario

Nov 30, 2021 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

How do I start a talk about Funeral Planning with my family? What are the rules about spreading cremated ...

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Ottawa PC Users’ Group Q&A session

Dec 1, 2021 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Ottawa PC Users’ Group will be hosting their weekly Q&A session through video-conference. ...

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Financial Planning: Tips and Strategies for Canadians Living with a Disability

Dec 2, 2021 | 11:00 am -

In honour of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Reach invites you to join us for a ...

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Event Submission Form

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